Orissa notch up easy victory in Vijay Hazare match

Agartala, Feb 12 (PTI) Orissa notched up an easy victoryover Assam in the second match of Vijaya Hazare Trophytournament at Maharaja Bir Bikram stadium here.

Though Orissa lost to Bengal in their first match, theymanaged to win easily today.

Orissa''s all-rounder Paresh Patel (82) and BiplabSamantray (97) put much pressure on Assam.

Pritam Das of Assam bagged two wickets for 52 runs fromhis 10 overs while Abu Nechim Ahmed got only one by givingaway 63 runs from nine overs.

Chasing 257 runs, Assam''s start was not good when itsopener Parvez Aziz went back to pavilion without scoring.

However, Pallab Kumar Das (58), Kunal Saikia (27) andTajinder Singh (43) tried to reach the target but failed.

Brief Scores:

Orissa: 256 for six in 50 overs.

Assam: 201 all out in 48.4 overs.

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